Alessandro Giammei is Assistant Professor of Italian Studies at Yale University. He is the author of Nell'officina del nonsense di Toti Scialoja (Edizioni del Verri, 2014); Una serie ininterrotta di gesti riusciti (Marsilio, 2018), and Ariosto in the Machine Age, which is forthcoming for the University of Toronto Press. He translated the epistolary between Virginia Woolf and Lytton Strachey (nottetempo, 2020, with Chiara Valerio) and Arthur Conan Doyle's The Case for Spirit Photography (Marsilio, 2022). He has taught at Bryn Mawr College, Princeton University, and in the New Jersey state penitentiary system for the Prison Teaching Initiative. He writes about art, books, and the politics of gender for the Italian newspapers il manifesto and Domani.